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  • Barbara Bush remains hospitalized but is in 'great spirits'

    Barbara Bush remains hospitalized but is in 'great spirits'
    HOUSTON -- Former First Lady Barbara Bush remained hospitalized Thursday after being admitted earlier this week for early signs of pneumonia. Bush, 88, was being treated at Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center for treatment of a...
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush released from Houston hospital
    After six days of receiving treatment for pneumonia, Barbara Bush — the wife of one president and the mother of another — was released from Houston Methodist Hospital on Saturday morning. "I cannot thank the doctors and nurses at Houston...
  • Barbara Bush opposes Jeb Bush run for president in 2016

    Barbara Bush opposes Jeb Bush run for president in 2016
    The parent-and-child relationship is a fraught one, as anyone who has even been either a parent or child can attest. But those push-pull tensions are all the more acute when the parent is a former first lady and the mother of an ex-president and the son...
  • Reviews: 'Collision 2012' by Dan Balz and 'Double Down' by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann

    Reviews: 'Collision 2012' by Dan Balz and 'Double Down' by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann
    You'll be forgiven if you just aren't that into reliving the 2012 presidential election. As for looking toward the election coming up — in sooner-than-it-sounds 2016 — well, for some voters it's just a lot too early to be forced to think about...
  • George W. Bush unveils paintings of world leaders on 'Today' show

    George W. Bush unveils paintings of world leaders on 'Today' show
    Former President George W. Bush unveiled some of his paintings of world leaders -- including a portrait of himself -- in an interview Friday on NBC's "Today" show conducted by his daughter, Jenna Bush Hager. The paintings will be part of the former...
  • Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.

    Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.
    Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy. In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married. In...
  • New York Times veteran visits Newport

     New York Times veteran visits Newport
    For as long as Frank Bruni can remember, food has played a lead role in his life. In his Italian-American household in White Plains, N.Y., every family gathering was marked by culinary creations. He was a ravenous eater, with chubbiness to show for it....
  • She's no Hillary Clinton: Michelle Obama plays it safe in China

    She's no Hillary Clinton: Michelle Obama plays it safe in China
    Michelle Obama, who has been an effective if tamped-down first lady, took her daughters and mother to China this week. The seven-day trip, which ends Wednesday, is not much different from other most traditional first lady trips, where highly choreographed...
  • New York man held for allegedly threatening George W. Bush

    New York man held for allegedly threatening George W. Bush
    A man has been arrested in New York City for allegedly threatening former President George W. Bush after declaring his love for the 43rd president's daughter Barbara, officials said Saturday. George Ogilvie, a spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service, told...
  • Let's not go the way of Texas

    Brendan Madigan's recommendation that Maryland follow the lead of Texas is quite interesting ("A Texas solution to Maryland Jobs," June 23). Is he aware that the "Texas miracle" has led to a budget deficit expected to run as high as $25 billion over...
  • George Ryan, released from prison, at wife's side when she died

    George Ryan, released from prison, at wife's side when she died
    Former Gov. George Ryan was with his ailing wife Lura Lynn as she was taken off a respirator and died at a Kankakee hospital Monday. Ryan was temporarily released from prison in Terre Haute, Ind. so he could be at her bedside during her final hours,...